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Conflict Resolution in the Time of COVID-19–Voices from Seven Continents of the World: Australia author.

Conflict Resolution in the Time of COVID-19–Voices from Seven Continents of the World: Australia

Editor's Note:  In this article series, seven leading mediators and conflict resolution practitioners share their unique voices on three pressing...

By David Bogan, Gregg Relyea
Demonstrating Reflective Practice author.

Demonstrating Reflective Practice

This video is presented as part of Mediate.com's 25th Anniversary Conference. Michael Lang describes an account where he was teaching...

By Michael Lang
Conflict Resolution in the Time of COVID-19–Voices from Seven Continents of the World: North America author.

Conflict Resolution in the Time of COVID-19–Voices from Seven Continents of the World: North America

Editor's Note:  In this article series, seven leading mediators and conflict resolution practitioners share their unique voices on three pressing...

By Gregg Relyea, Kenneth Cloke
A Transformational Approach to Conflicts  Between Police, Demonstrators, and Communities of Color author.

A Transformational Approach to Conflicts Between Police, Demonstrators, and Communities of Color

Police everywhere receive extensive training in using rifles, pistols, tasers, and clubs.  How much training do they receive in non-violent...

By Kenneth Cloke
Online Dispute Resolution Pioneer Colin Rule Named Mediate.com CEO author.

Online Dispute Resolution Pioneer Colin Rule Named Mediate.com CEO

Online Dispute Resolution Pioneer Colin Rule Named Mediate.com CEO Former eBay and PayPal Exec to Focus on Global Expansion and...

By James (Jim) Melamed, Colin Rule
How to Help Parties With Disabilities Without Discriminating author.

How to Help Parties With Disabilities Without Discriminating

When we perceive that someone may have a disability, it is common to think about ways to help that person. ...

By Dan Berstein
Getting Started in Mediation author.

Getting Started in Mediation

Author's Note: During these times, it is difficult to focus on anything but day-to-day concerns. The author wishes to acknowledge...

By Gregg Relyea
Violence Against Women and Girls Pandemic and Gendered Dimension of COVID-19 author.

Violence Against Women and Girls Pandemic and Gendered Dimension of COVID-19

Originally published here at Mediators Beyond Borders. Written by MBBI Member and Consultant Elahe Amani. Elahe Amani has been part...

By Elahe Amani
CRS in Battle of Wounded Knee author.

CRS in Battle of Wounded Knee

This video is presented as part of Mediate.com's 25th Anniversary Conference. Richard Salem describes agency cutbacks as Community Relations Service...

By Richard Salem
Cutback Planning: Consultation in a Time of Retrenchment author.

Cutback Planning: Consultation in a Time of Retrenchment

In 2007, Nassim Nicholas Taleb, a finance professor and successful trader, wrote a book called The Black Swan. The phrase...

By Kem Lowry, Peter Adler
Crisis Communication & Covid-19: Did our politicians test positive for ‘empathy’? author.

Crisis Communication & Covid-19: Did our politicians test positive for ‘empathy’?

This is an opinion piece, examining one reader's perspective on world leaders. Feedback is encouraged.  “Do not be disheartened” –...

By Jonathan Rodrigues
CV-19 Crisis Brings Heightened Need for Community-based Conflict Resolution author.

CV-19 Crisis Brings Heightened Need for Community-based Conflict Resolution

CV-19 Crisis Brings Heightened Need for Community-based Conflict Resolution Crisis breeds conflict. The stress of economic uncertainty and dislocation caused...

By Susan Raines
Co-Parenting During the Coronavirus Pandemic author.

Co-Parenting During the Coronavirus Pandemic

We are going through one of the most turbulent times our country and the world has ever faced. The COVID-19...

By Roseann Vanella
Peacebuilding and Conflict Resolution Career Resources author.

Peacebuilding and Conflict Resolution Career Resources

In light of the current COVID-19 crisis and adjustments that educators, universities, colleges, and employees are making to work and...

By David Smith
Setting Up a New Zoom Account for Mediators author.

Setting Up a New Zoom Account for Mediators

This video discusses Zoom settings for mediators, designed to establish rapport and confidentiality.  Links to downloadable / embeddable video here....

By Clare Fowler
Mediation in India: An Introduction author.

Mediation in India: An Introduction

On July 31, 2019, the Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved the signing of the United Nations...

By Payel Chatterjee, Sahil Kanuga
Voluntary Mediator Certification – What does that mean? author.

Voluntary Mediator Certification – What does that mean?

The MC3, a mediation membership organization in Southern California, has begun certifying mediators who meet a published set of qualifications...

By Lynn Johnson
Mediating with Zoom author.

Mediating with Zoom

“Our restaurant needs to either close or move to take-out, and we can’t agree what to do. Can we mediate...

By Clare Fowler
Crash Course in Remote Management – Video author.

Crash Course in Remote Management – Video

This is a video designed to help managers resolve conflicts and support employees while working remotely. Automattic’s Cate Huston and...

By Cate Huston, Nicole Sanchez
People are Idiots author.

People are Idiots

If you get married, chances are you probably also going to get divorced. If you get married more than once,...

By Liz Merrill
Self Improvement Journey author.

Self Improvement Journey

A core belief  in many traditions holds that the human condition is "dynamic" i.e. not a "static state". Either one...

By Ira Glick
5 (Perhaps Unexpected) Ways to Reduce Legal Fees When Getting a Divorce author.

5 (Perhaps Unexpected) Ways to Reduce Legal Fees When Getting a Divorce

If your divorce or separation is of the “contested” variety, the process can get very expensive, very quickly. The average...

By Carrie Gour
Mediating the Skokie-Nazi Conflict author.

Mediating the Skokie-Nazi Conflict

This video is presented as part of Mediate.com's 25th Anniversary Conference. Richard Salem briefly discusses mediating the Skokie-Nazi conflict through...

By Richard Salem
Mediation in light of the New Technologies. A multi-geographic journey through the origins and present of conflict resolution and technological impact — Book Review author.

Mediation in light of the New Technologies. A multi-geographic journey through the origins and present of conflict resolution and technological impact — Book Review

This work, masterfully directed by Dr. Alberto Elisavetsky, has managed to bring together, in an agile, entertaining and coordinated way,...

By Luz Bibiana Clara
Why You Should Mediate Your Divorce Instead of Litigating It author.

Why You Should Mediate Your Divorce Instead of Litigating It

Mediation is a process in which a neutral third party meets with you both, facilitating conversations to help you settle...

By Lisa Taylor
Conflicts in the ‘Family’ Work Environment author.

Conflicts in the ‘Family’ Work Environment

When work treats you “like family” Starting in the 1990's businesses began to use the concept of a work place...

By Kathleen Kauth
How to Manage Conflict at Work: The Argument for Utilizing Emotional Intelligence author.

How to Manage Conflict at Work: The Argument for Utilizing Emotional Intelligence

Pollack Peacebuilding by Jeremy Pollack If you are, as they say, a left-brained person, you may find it difficult to...

By Emma Hartman
Don’t Rely on Peer Mediation to Resolve Bullying in Schools author.

Don’t Rely on Peer Mediation to Resolve Bullying in Schools

As students are settling into their school routine, some may not be as settled. School can be a place where...

By Charity Burke
RSI Publishes Report on Improving Pre-Mediation Screening for Intimate Partner Violence through Proposed Online Tool author.

RSI Publishes Report on Improving Pre-Mediation Screening for Intimate Partner Violence through Proposed Online Tool

Just Court ADR by Susan M. Yates, Jennifer Shack, Heather Scheiwe Kulp, and Jessica Glowinski.Over the past year, RSI has...

By Eric Slepak
Interview with Peter Adler author.

Interview with Peter Adler

This video is presented as part of Mediate.com's 25th Anniversary Conference. This is a new interview with public policy mediation...

By Peter Adler

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